Tennessee Titans Daily Links: You Won't Have Ruud To Kick Around Anymore Edition


Tennessee_titans_30x21 With the injuries to Barret Ruud, Gerald McRath and Akeem Ayers, the Titans are signing Kevin Malast off of the Jaguars' practice squad. Because he's coming from their practice squad, he'll have to go on the 53-man roster right away. His spot will probably come from Barret Ruud being moved to the IR, thus ending his career with the Titans.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Luckily, the injury to Akeem Ayers isn't serious, and he could be ready to play this weekend.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 The Titans say they understood why the refs didn't call any penalties on the Saints during the final play, despite Mariani and Williams being mauled and (in Mariani's case) tossed out of bounds in the middle of their routes.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Jason McCourty has been cleared to play against the Colts on Sunday after missing the Saints game with concussion symptoms.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 The FO guys had some harsh statements about Locker's play in yesterday's Audibles column, but in their Week 14 Quick Reads there's some more detailed analysis of Locker's game (which they ranked 13th for the day):

What a boom-and-bust day this was. Locker had 21 failed pass plays on the day. That was tied for 14th in the league, but keep in mind he only played three quarters. Extrapolate that performance over a full game and you get 28 failed plays, which would have been second most in the league behind Alex Smith. However, he also had (without extrapolation) five 25-yard completions. That's tied with Aaron Rodgers for most in the league in that category.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Munch made a pretty good defense for not challenging the spot on Jake locker's QB sneak: we probably wouldn't have won it, and the timeout we saved gave us a chance to win the game.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 PFW looks at Jake Locker's coming out party against the Saints.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 ... so does USA Today.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 PFT takes a look at why a toe equals a foot, but a heel doesn't when it comes to making a reception in the NFL.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Though I can't actively root for any team that's giving an opportunity to Mike Vick, I seriously hope the Eagles can put it together for one great game this Sunday when they face the Jets.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 In case you needed more evidence, Bill Polian is a complete jag-off.

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